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  • Michelle Obama to speak at King College Prep

     Michelle Obama to speak at King College Prep
    First lady Michelle Obama will deliver commencement remarks June 9 at King College Prep in Chicago, the school that Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl slain after participating in the president's 2013 inauguration festivities, attended. Hadiya, an...
  • Worth Noting: Race honors memory of former Bowie High student

    Worth Noting: Race honors memory of former Bowie High student
    The fourth annual Chuck Pacholkiw Memorial Scholarship 5K race/walk will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday with the start and finish at the Bowie High School Track. The event has been set up to honor the memory and accomplishments of BHS Class of 2005...
  • In this family, college 'choice' was already a given, and it was free

    As National College Decision Day looms May 1, and thousands of high-school students anxiously await acceptance letters, I know one college-bound senior who's not watching the mailbox. My son. Like boys in other cultures whose brides are chosen for them,...
  • Council to use HUD grant to bolster Gary's University Park community

     Council to use HUD grant to bolster Gary's University Park community
    The Common Council gave its support this week to a measure that allows the city to accept a $500,000 grant from the federal Housing and Urban Development Department to cover the cost of developing a plan for improvements to the part of the city between...
  • More Florida private schools become dependent on vouchers

    More Florida private schools become dependent on vouchers
    Private schools in Florida are becoming vastly more dependent on state voucher programs that pay all or part of tuition for students with disabilities or from low-income families, an Orlando Sentinel analysis has found. The families of nearly 100,000...
  • Community: Fashion show funds scholarships

    The Verdugo Glen chapter of the American Business Women’s Assn. will honor its scholarship recipients during the “Step Into Style,” annual fashion show and luncheon beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Angeles National Golf Club....
  • Program Reopened Door To College — Then State Slammed It Shut

    Program Reopened Door To College — Then State Slammed It Shut
    Going back to school was a difficult decision for me to make. I took classes at Manchester Community College for two years before I landed a good job and left school. I could not return to school because the out-of-pocket cost of my education was just too...
  • Deer Path French teacher to study in Belgium

    Deer Path French teacher to study in Belgium
    As a junior high student, Deer Path Middle School teacher Jeanne Engelkemeir fell in love with French language and culture, and later dreamed of living and working in France. Engelkemeir will finally get her wish to study in a Francophone nation this...
  • Debating solutions to the student-loan debt crisis

    Among the many ideas being considered to ease the nation's student-loan debt crisis is this one: Allowing cash-strapped borrowers to wipe out their repayment obligations through federal bankruptcy court. My recent column on President Obama's proposal...
  • Baseball: Two El Camino Real students receive scholarships from MLB

    El Camino Real students Sasank Chaganty and Blake Sperling are among 20 high school students nationwide being awarded $2,000 college scholarships in recognition for their dedication to community service from the Major League Baseball Players Trust. Each...
  • 3 Lynchburg women charged with student loan fraud

    Three Lynchburg women are charged with submitting fraudulent student aid applications for Liberty University online classes. The indictment was unsealed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Roanoke. It charges 42-year-old Melinda Smith, 61-year-old...